Milwaukee, Wisconsin 4/29/24 – Jewish Family Services, Inc., a leading provider of social services and affordable housing based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, announces the groundbreaking of Woodale Crossing Supportive Housing Community, a 56-unit affordable and supportive senior housing residence located in Brown Deer. In addition to safe, stable housing, 25% of the units at Woodale Crossing will be reserved for persons with disabilities who are in need of support services. Residents will have access to on-site supportive services that will include socialization and skill-based programming, social services, and independent living support services. 

The outdoor, tented event is free and open to the public, and the press is invited to attend. 
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2024 
Time: 9:00am to 10:30am  
Location: 4114 W. Woodale Ave, Brown Deer, WI 53209 
Type: Ceremony followed by reception, outdoors on site of future building, tented, podium  

Speakers are still being determined but many local officials and key decision makers on this project have been invited.  

At JFS Housing, we provide safe, affordable, and welcoming housing options for individuals and families from diverse backgrounds.  

About the new Woodale Crossing 

Woodale Crossing seeks to address the community need for supportive services through the integration of affordable housing, social services, supportive programming, and health-related and personal care services for some of the most vulnerable residents of Milwaukee County. 

About JFS, Inc. and JFS Housing 
In 2009, Jewish Family Services, Inc. (JFS) took action to address the urgent community need for safe and affordable housing options for individuals with disabilities, seniors and low-income families. This vision led to the formation of JFS Housing, Inc. (JFSHI) a subsidiary of Jewish Family Services, Inc. and the development of Deerwood Crossing Senior Residences, Bradley Crossing and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Residences at Bradley Crossing Supportive Housing Community, a model integrated residential setting located at the intersection of Sherman Boulevard and Bradley Road in the village of Brown Deer, WI.  

JFS Housing develops safe, affordable housing for low- and moderate-income individuals, families, seniors and people with disabilities.  

Our commitment to partnerships, innovative programming and excellence, ensures we can make a positive impact in the lives of individuals and families across our communities.  

For more information or media inquiries contact 
Jenny S. Heyden 
Vice President of Development and Communications 
Jewish Family Services, Inc. 
Office 414-225-1345 
Cell 414-839-0581